Chandi Korma

A rich and silky smooth nutty gravy that coats the chicken, enhanced with a layer of silver varq

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Main Ingredients Chicken, Mawa
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chandi Korma

  • 1 kilogram Chicken cut into 12 pieces
  • for garnish Mawa
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 3 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli paste
  • 1/4 cup Almonds ground
  • 1/2 cup Khoya/mawa grated
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon White pepper powder
  • 4 tablespoons Cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rose petals
  • 5-6 Almonds slivered
  • 5-6 Pistachios slivered


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger and garlic pastes and stir. Add green chilli paste and sauté for five minutes.
  2. Add almond paste, khoya and yogurt. Cook on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  3. Add white pepper powder and stir. Add chicken pieces and cook further on low heat for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Pour in one cup of water and simmer for another five minutes. Once the chicken is cooked, add cream and stir.
  5. Add green cardamom powder and rose petal powder, simmer for two minutes and remove from heat. Garnish with silver varq, almond and pistachio slivers. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2585
Carbohydrates 73.7
Protein 298
Fat 122.1
Other Fiber Riboflavin-2.4mg